Kothimbir vadi – authentic maharashtrian recipe

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Kothimbir vadi is one of most famous authentic Maharashtrian snack. There are different recipes for making kothimbir vadi. I share recipe which I learned from my mother. This is simple and easy recipe to make. You can enjoy this snack with evening tea.

Kothimbir means Coriander. Nice and crispy fritters prepared with abundant of fresh coriander leaves. This recipe healthy as well as tasty, it can easily preserve for 3 to 4 weeks in refrigerator

Step-by-step instructions with pictures immediately follow recipe.


We need ingrediants for making kothimbir vadi are 2 cup chopped coriander, 1 ½ cup chickpea flour, 8-10 garlic cloves, small piece of Ginger, 4 green chilly, 1 tbsp cumin, coriander powder, 1/3 tbsp of turmeric, salt to taste, oil.



First wash coriander and chopped ruffly



Grind garlic, ginger and green chilly together make fine paste. Now take mixing bowl add 1 cup of chickpea flour (1/2 cup chickpea flour we will use later).



Add chopped coriander, ginger-garlic-green  chilly paste.



pinch of turmeric powder, 1 tbsp of cumin-coriander powder and salt to taste



Now start making dough using above mixture. Add 1/2 cup of chickpea flour as needed. Don’t add water. If you need only add 1 tbsp but I didn’t add any water.



After prepare properly mixed dough, divide it in two equal parts. Take oil on your palm and make rolls.



Grease cooker’s small pot with oil and transfer rolls in it.



Take 5 litter cooker add 2 cups of water. keep stand in that and put small pot on top of it, cover pot with plate and remove whistle. Now heat for 20 mins, You can use steamer instead of cooker



After 20 minutes take out steamed rolls and allow them to cool down. After that cool off cut them in small disc



Shallow fry or deep fry as your choice



Our kothimbir vadi is ready now



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Post Author: Asmita Pawar-Gaikwad

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